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  • Huawei Announces EROFS Linux File-System, Might Eventually Be Used By Android Devices

    Phoronix: Huawei Announces EROFS Linux File-System, Might Eventually Be Used By Android Devices

    Huawei's Gao Xiang has announced the EROFS open-source Linux file-system intended for Android devices, but still at its very early stages of development...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...FS-File-System

  • #2
    I hope I'm not the only one who read the name of the new file system in their head as "ERO-FS"...
    Last edited by L_A_G; 06-01-2018, 05:37 AM.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by L_A_G View Post
      I hope I'm not the only one who reads the name of the new file system in their head as "ERO-FS"...
      Well... The internet is for porn... Or so I'm told.

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      • #4
        Do not you think that there are too many file systems now?


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        • #5
          Originally posted by TheCanadianBacon View Post
          Well... The internet is for porn... Or so I'm told.
          Damn right, it is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWEjvCRPrCo

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          • #6
            Originally posted by TheCanadianBacon View Post
            Well... The internet is for porn... Or so I'm told.
            Me too. I also misread it as EROGE FS :P

            Chinese are funny at putting names

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Eraserstp View Post
              Do not you think that there are too many file systems now?

              FYI, only other read-only high-compression filesystem is squashfs afaik.

              That area could use some competition.

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              • #8
                Nobody here recognizing EROFS as the error code for Read-only filesystem? I'm disappointed.
                Last edited by andreano; 05-31-2018, 01:35 PM.

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                • #9
                  Erotic Filesystem

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                  • #10
                    I red it as "ERORS".

                    Bit more ontopic, what issues/shortcomings with the existing readonly FS (I only know about squashfs) is Huawei trying to address?

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